This will be last column I will be writing. Due to personal reasons I have decided to pass on the column to Linda Stillinger. Linda writes the whistle, and I’m sure she will do a great job. If you have any news you can contact her by phone 403-876-2479, or email- firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Big Valley Drop-in Centre, beautification, and all friends and neighbours would like to send their best wishes to Kathy Evans, who is home and recovering from her accident. Also best wishes to Phil D’oust, who is also on the mend from his operation at home.
Congratulations to Sheriesse and Dustin Baker on the birth of their son, Dylan Eric, born Wednesday, Nov. 4 afternoon at 3:20 p.m. weighing 8lbs 4oz. Grandparents Val and Larry Erickson are very happy, this makes three grandchildren (all boys).
Dates have been set for this years Elks annual turkey bingos, Dec. 2 in the Rumsey Community Hall and Dec. 9 in the Big Valley Jubilee Hall. Make a point of coming out having some fun and having the chance to win a turkey for Christmas dinner.
The drop-in centre’s pancake supper was again well attended. The next pancake supper will be Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Don’t forget ASSCRA Military Whist tournament on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the seniors’ drop-in centre. Start time is 10 a.m. with lunch being served. You can contact Fern Borgel to register 493-742-3094.
Dec. 1 potluck and meeting and Dec. 6 catered Christmas dinner for members. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Please advise Lynne Palmer 876-2895, or Donna Clark if you will be attending, we will need a head count.
There was a good turnout for the weekly hall board bingo. The progressive consolation was won by Lynne Palmer next weeks jackpot will be $101.00 in #50. The bonanza was split between Clara Mayhew, Randal Welsh, and Bob Authenac the consolation was split between Darlene Sinclair, Lynne Palmer and Les Knapp. Darlene won the loonie pot of $17. Brodi Sommerville was the caller for the evening.